Mr. Sartayev graduated from The Kazakh Liberal Arts and Law Academy in Almaty in 2003 with degree in business law. He holds an MBA degree in strategic management and entrepreneurship from the International Business School in Moscow (2012). Mr. Sartayev has been a Managing Director since June 2016 supervising corporate business, SME, and branch network development. Before joining Kazkommertsbank Mr. Sartayev worked at the Kcell, where he was the Director of Shymkent Branch and supervised the office of Almaty and Almaty region. He also worked as at the representational office of Ernst & Young, the International Audit Company (Kazakhstan). Mr. Sartayev started his career in 2004 in Kazkommertsbank in capacity of SME Lending Manager at Pavlodar branch and was promoted to the Head of SME Lending Division of Almaty Branch. In 2010 he switched over to Temirbank, where he worked as the Head of the Loan Risks Division, Director of Ust-Kamenogorsk Branch, Director of the Distressed Loans Department at Head Bank. As the member of the Management Board Mr. Sartayev supervises corporate business, SME and credit analysis.